When Andrea Morrow Joseph was discussing college options with her 16-year-old daughter, Izabella, she found herself telling the teenager that she had to follow her dreams.”That’s when I realized what a hypocrite I was,” says Joseph, who had spent most of her own career in corporate sales, most recently pushing dental products. “I certainly wasn’t […]
Chef Jasper shares his tips on creating the perfect cherry pie
The one-year anniversary of the tragic explosion at JJ’s Restaurant on the Country Club Plaza is tomorrow, February 19, and owner Jimmy Frantze would have loved to…
After studying at the University of Missouri-Kansas City for several years in the 1990s, Giulio Covello returned to his hometown in Sicily, Carini – a…
Last month, the restaurant industry’s best-known trade publication, Nation’s Restaurant News, named the 60-year-old Jasper’s Restaurant to its “Fine Dining Hall of Fame,” along with Momofuku Ko in New York City, Incanto in San Francisco, and the Hot and Hot Fish Club in Birmingham, Alabama. The current incarnation of Jasper’s is hardly a casual restaurant, […]
Meet the bakers and pastry makers who fill the cases at Kansas City’s hottest new bakery.
A good lunch spot is different than a good restaurant, and I think the demands of the working person’s meal are worthy of focused exploration. KC Lunch Spots became active on January 1, 2007 featuring brief, uninformed, snarky musings about the dearth of suitable restaurants in the downtown area. As I familiarized myself with the […]